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On Sunday July 1st., the summer school group left the dormitories to attend a service in All Saints Cathedral (Anglican-Episcopal) in Zamalek, Cairo. 
The young preacher, ‘Abdullāh Rushdī, did not expect that his muscles and his interest in his physical build would be a reason to put him under investigation by the Ministry of Endowments and Religious Affairs and his exclusion from public speaking, preaching and giving religious lessons in mosques...
The Ministry of Endowments [al-Awqāf] announced on Tuesday the suspension of all group religious activities during Ramadan [Ramaḍān] as a precaution due to the rising spread of the Coronavirus across the globe. 
It is almost Ramadan [Ramaḍān], which comes this year amid exceptional circumstances. The spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, has forced people to stay indoors following the preventative measures taken by the government, including quarantine and placing a curfew on civilians’ movement. The...
The official spokesperson of the Ministry of Endowments, Aḥmad al-Qāḍī, caused controversy after he had said that the Ministry considers opening mosques during the holy month of Ramadan for Imams only. In a phone interview with TV presenter Aḥmad Mūsā, Aḥmad al-Qāḍī stated that the ministry would...
Recently there have been calls for al-Azhar mosque to broadcast the Friday sermon [khutba] without an audience on Egyptian TV, satellite channels, and radio in response to the continued suspension of prayers at mosques just like the “distance learning” measures being done by the state for schools...
al-Sādah al-Ashrāf Syndicate expressed its gratitude towards the doctors and their heroic role in fighting the Coronavirus in Egypt. The syndicate criticised the incident that took place in that in Shubra al-Bahaw village, when some people rejected the burial of a female doctor who had died from...
The Ministry of Endowments banned the preacher, ʿAbdullāh Rushdī, from the imamate following a controversial post on Facebook in relation to the well-known heart surgeon Majdī Yaʿqūb. In the post ʿAbdullāh Rushdī spoke of the corrupted faith of Christians. 
The Ministry of Endowments [al-Awqāf] confirmed that it will immediately end service to whoever publishes, adopts, or circulates the Muslim Brotherhood’s ideas.   
Uncertainty lingers around the fate of al-Tarāwīḥ prayer (mass Ramadan evening prayers) in Ramaḍān 2020 at mosques after the Ministry of Endowments’ [al-Awqāf] decision to suspend Friday and congregational prayers at all mosques of Egypt as a precautionary measure to prevent gatherings that would...

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